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Monday 22 December 2014

UK

84% of Brits oppose ‘unfair’ Scotch tax

The majority of Brits are unaware that they are charged an average of £10.06 in tax on every bottle of Scotch, with 84% believing the rate to be unfair.

Monday, December 22nd, 2014 1 Comment »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Australian stickies, a sweet Auslese Riesling, French fizz and English sparklers – it’s time to indulge in a bevy of Christmas beverages.

Monday, December 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Veuve Clicquot brings Christmas cheer

Veuve Clicquot is helping out those in need of some last minute Christmas gift inspiration with the launch of its “Click for Clicquot” service.

Monday, December 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

UK beer market grows at cost of cider

UK beer sales are expected to end five consecutive years of decline by the end of 2014, although cider looks set to lose its recent buoyant momentum.

Saturday, December 20th, 2014 No Comments »

UK trade exceeds target on unit removal

The UK drinks trade has reached its target to remove one billion units of alcohol from the market by the end of 2015 ahead of schedule.

Friday, December 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Bibendum PLB Group confirms team

Bibendum PLB Group has announced its new buying team following the recent merger between UK merchants Bibendum and PLB.

Friday, December 19th, 2014 No Comments »

UK on-trade sales slip 3% in 12 months

While the UK’s off-trade saw a slight return to growth, sales at pubs, bars and restaurants fell by 3% in the last 12 months.

Friday, December 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Click and collect wine lockers launched

Virgin Wines is hoping to make its customers’ last minute Christmas wine deliveries that much easier by launching a click and collect locker service.

Friday, December 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Liberty takes Giant Steps

UK importer Liberty Wines has added Yarra Valley producer Giant Steps to its extensive Australian wine portfolio.

Thursday, December 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Mobile alcohol recovery truck launched

A 65-foot truck designed to treat those who will end up having one too many this Christmas has launched – the first of its kind in the UK.

Thursday, December 18th, 2014 No Comments »

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